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Re: [Openvpn-users] Disable VPN when on "destination" subnet?

  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] Disable VPN when on "destination" subnet?
  • From: "Matt Shields" <mattboston@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 13 Dec 2006 18:20:50 -0500

If they're using Windows, why not use OpenVPN GUI.  They can start and
stop the vpn when they need.  I have 100+ users doing that now.  When
in the office it's disconnected, when they go home (or wherever) the
click on connect.  Works for us.

Matt Shields
Cyberbite Network - www.cyberbite.com

On 12/13/06, ken@xxxxxxxx <ken@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi, all.  I've got a bunch of users who spend 99%+ of their time in the
> field.    OpenVPN works fine for 'em... until they come to the home
> office, whereuopon they are now VPNing into the very subnet they're
> already sitting on.  Bad Things happen; killing OpenVPN fixes 'em.  Is
> there any way to tell the client (it's starting as a Windows service) "If
> you're on the same subnet that's your destination, don't start"?  I know,
> I know -- just have them not start the VPN at all.  And, if it were a more
> regular thing, I don't think we'd have a problem... but as it is, they get
> confused.
> Thanks,
> -Ken D'Ambrosio
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